Depositions of Robert Willies

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1643-03-31
Identifier: 829337r219


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard Williamson
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 337r

Robert Willies late of BallyWilliams in the parish of Rathke i le barony of Connelloe and within the County of lymerick husbandman (a brittish protestant) duely examined and sworne before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this kingdome (beareing date &c concerneing the losses robberies & spoiles since this rebellion comitted vpon the brittish & protestants within the Province of Munster &c deposeth & saith That aboue Candlemas 1641 & since the deponent lost was robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth xvj li.
Of cowes one mare sheepe and one sowe to the value of seaven pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of forty shillinges Of garden fruites and turf to the value of three pounds Of weareing apparell to the value of foure pounds The totall of his losses amou nts to sixteene pounds The depo nent And saith that Patricke Purcell of Crow in the said County Esquire with his forces drowve and caryed away aboute the time aboue mencioned all Chancellor Goughes sheepe price one hundred pounds among wh [ ] ich this deponents sheepe were then and there droven by the said Purcells company likewise this deponents said cowes were then & there taken away from of the lands of BallyWilliams aforsaid by the meanes of Morris Harbert the yonger of Rathkeile in the said County gentleman & further he deposeth not
Robert [mark] Willies marke
Jurat coram nobis
vltimo Marty 1643
Phil: Bisse
Ric: Williamson

fol. 337v

Robert Willies examination


Deponent Fullname: Robert Willies
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Chancellor Gough, Morris Harbert, Patricke Purcell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel